Beit She'an

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Beit She'an
  • בֵּית שְׁאָן
  • بيسان
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259 Beit Šˀan
 • Transleet. Bet Šəʼan
 • An aa spelled Bet She'an (offeecial)
Beth Shean (unoffeecial)
Roman Cardo in Beit She'an Naitional Pairk
Roman Cardo in Beit She'an Naitional Pairk
Offeecial logo o Beit She'an
Destrict Northren
 • Teep Ceety
 • Mayor Jacky Levi
 • Total 7,330 dunams (7.33 km2 or 2.83 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Tot 16,900
Name meanin Hoose o Tranquillity[2]

Aboot this soond Beit She'an  (Ebreu: בֵּית שְׁאָןBeth Šəān; Arabic: بيسان‎‎, Aboot this soond Beesān , Beisan or Bisan)[2] is a ceety in the North Destrict o Israel which haes played an important role historically due tae its geographical location at the junction o the Jordan River Valley an Jezreel Valley. It haes an aa played an important role in modren times, actin as the regional center for the numerous veelages in the Beit She'an Valley Regional Cooncil.

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Beit She'an is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Table 3 - Population of Localities Numbering Above 2,000 Residents and Other Rural Population" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2010-06-30. Archived (PDF) frae the oreeginal on 21 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-31. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Shahin, Mariam (2005). Palestine: A Guide. Interlink Books. pp. 159–165. ISBN 156656557X. 
  3. "Cleveland Jews support Israel generously". Retrieved 2009-02-08.